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Hard-hitting Wallingford beats Canton Little League for Section II title

PLYMOUTH, July 22 – The summer journey of the Canton Little League baseball team is now complete. Hard-hitting Wallingford rapped out 11 hits including three home runs to win the Section II championship and a spot among the last four teams left in the state tournament with a 13-2 win in five innings Saturday night.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Despite shutout loss, Canton faces Wallingford in Section II title game

PLYMOUTH, July 21 – Win or lose, the Canton Little League baseball team is going to play in Saturday’s Section II title game. So, Canton rested their normal pitchers in Friday night’s Section II state tournament game in Terryville against District 5 champion Wallingford. Wallingford (7-1, 2-0 Section II) rapped out nine hits and DerekContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton Little League gets the bats going to earn first-ever state tournament win

PLYMOUTH, July 20 – It about an inning or so for the Canton Little League baseball team to begin to feel comfortable in Thursday night’s state tournament game against District 4 champion Prospect. All Canton needed was a few sharp hits. Canton had three extra-base hits in the second inning to take their first leadContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Matterhorn to host professional golf tournament in Canton in September

CANTON – Professional golf is coming to Canton in September. Matterhorn Miniature Golf on Route 44 in Canton will be hosting the International Pro-Am miniature golf tournament on Saturday, September 23 for professional and amateur golfers. The professional golfers will play five rounds at the 18-hole course with the amateurs playing three rounds. “We’re thrilled,”Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Home run in eighth inning lifts Litchfield to Tri-State win over Crushers

CANTON, July 18 – Mike Odenwaelder’s two-run home run in the eighth inning snapped a scoreless tie and lifted the Litchfield Cowboys baseball team to a 3-0 win over the Canton Crushers in eight innings Tuesday night in Tri-State League play at Bowdoin Field. Canton hurler Jake Bryant was excellent through seven innings. He allowedContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton Little League team opens play in state tournament on Thursday night

PLYMOUTH, July 19 –  For the just the fourth time, the Canton Little League baseball All-Star team will play in the Major Division (ages 11-12) state tournament beginning on Thursday night in Terryville. Canton, which won their first District 6 championship since 1988 on Friday night over Burlington, will face District 3 champion Prospect (4-1)Continue ReadingContinue Reading

With season-high 13 hits, Canton outlasts Bristol, 8-4 in Tri-State League action

BRISTOL, July 16 – Jake Bryant, Chris Van deBogart and Taylor Riley each had three hits while veteran pitcher Jimmy Spirito pitched seven strong innings to lead the Canton Crushers baseball team to a 8-4 win over the Bristol Greeners in Tri-State League action Sunday at Bristol Central High School. Spirito scattered eight hits andContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Thousands enjoy Collinsville HOT festival in downtown Collinsville

CANTON, July 15 – Thousands of people from Canton, Avon and across the Connecticut flocked to Collinsville on warm, sunny Saturday to enjoy the third annual Collinsville HOT festival in downtown Collinsville. There was plenty of outstanding music, excellent food, crafts, shopping and fun for all. We were proud to be one of the sponsors that helpedContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton shuts out Burlington to win first D6 Little League pennant since 1988

PLYMOUTH, July 14 – The boys in Canton have been playing Little League baseball for more than 60 years. In all of that time, Canton has won three district championships with the most recent appearance coming 29 years ago. Canton is back in the state tournament. Canton won their first District 6 Major Division (agesContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton faces Burlington for District 6 title in Little League baseball Friday night

CANTON, July 13 – It’s been nearly 30 years since a Canton Little League team brought home a District 6 championship in baseball. Canton will have the opportunity to bring home a pennant Friday night when they play Burlington in the D6 Major Division (ages 11-12) championship game at 7 p.m. at the Terryville LittleContinue ReadingContinue Reading